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Hiroshima Peace Park

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Hi AllI spent the morning visiting the Peace Park ABomb Dome and Museum. The park is very pretty with loads of Japanese school children learning about the horror of the atomic bomb attack on 6th August 1945. The museum is very poignant with lots of ...

Shukkeien Gardens

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Hi AllAfter visiting the Peace Park in the morning I went to the Shukkeien Gardens which were a short walk from my hotel. These gardens feature heavily in John Hersey's article called Hiroshima which was published in the New Yorker magazine in Augus ...

Antibes

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

With the new tram system taking over the majority of the central city zone all the buses that feed the 2 zones are based at Phoenix Park. So a tram ride first 10mins out...a bus waiting to Cannes but we stopped off at Gare Antibes. Purchased a train tick ...

Monaco trip

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

A country on it's own....if you are super rich you'll be in Monaco then...didn't recognise anyone famous.The bus trip to Cap D'Ail is amazing...everyone moves to the seaside of the bus to snap photos it is truly a beautiful scenic route. We opted for d ...

Another Day Another Museum

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Today was a trip to the Space Museum with a planetarium show. Kids were excited because theyd never seen a planetarium show.The show today was on the nursery where stars are born. As we were watching this amazing show it was very quiet. All of a su ...

Germany 13 Immenstaad and Meersburg Constanz and the Golf Buggy Apple country an empty shop a Zepplin museum and a Lidl on the wonk

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

I think I quite like the humour of my new friend Eleanor Oliphant. She seems like a 30 year old Adrian Mole with attitude who says what she thinks and has a very imaginative mind. I feel as you get older you tend to be a little free with your thoughts ... ...

Getting ready

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Aaaaand we're almost off.I've been looking forward to this trip for what seems like foreverNow that it's finally here I feel surprisingly calm. Suitcases are almost packed trains are booked and lovely Chris is picking us up tomorrow morning ...

Day 20 21

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

Day 20 Cuba to Grants16kms out of town after a diner breakfast we were straight onto a gravel road. This was a good road with the odd patch of sand just to keep us alert. Our soft sand skills are either improving or there wasnt as muc ...

Tobacco Road Game 2 Getting Demonic

10.15.2019 · Posted in Travel and Leisure

While I had considered making this weekend a triple header we ultimately decided that we couldn't do both the Duke game in the afternoon and the Wake Forest game in the evening. We would have to leave early from the first or be late to the second. Since w ...